Caribbean

INTERVIEW: IDB Invest outlines funding plans for second quarter

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy IDB Invest Bonds

Multilateral lender considers a public bond sale and a number of smaller private placements in Aussie dollars, pounds or euros, head of funding says

S&P downgrades Aruba on slower recovery

Credit Ratings S&P Global Downgrade

Rating agency says the aftermath of the COVID-19 pandemic could last longer than expected

IDB puts up money for jobs, vaccines in Ecuador

International Financial Institutions Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) Loans

US-based development bank also supplies $75 mln for cash transfers and small business grants in Jamaica

IDB builds relief program for Caribbean

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Economy & Policy ESG

US-based development bank unveils a $3.5 bln initiative to fund a recovery in the region

PODCAST: Two big Chinese lenders skip LatAm loans in 2020  

Loans Latin America Andean

CDB and Chexim make no loans in 2020, but Chinese inbound M&A hits $7 bln

ECCB to approve RBC sale

M&A Economy & Policy Caribbean

Eastern Caribbean regulators plan to endorse the deal in the near future, according to local banking association CAB

IDB Invest lends to Davivienda in El Salvador

Loans Debt Project & Infrastructure Finance

IDB's private sector division arranges $100 mln in financing for green projects and SMEs

LatAm, Caribbean GDP forecast to grow 4.1% in 2021 - IMF

Capital Markets Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Economy & Policy

Prospects for LAC region have improved but remain uncertain says IMF director of research

Inter-American Development Bank to hold virtual annual meeting for second time  

Economy & Policy Andean Central America

Bank president to travel to Barranquilla, Colombia for March 17-21 event, but hold meetings virtually.

EXCLUSIVE: Guyana looks to restore investor confidence

Capital Markets Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Economy & Policy

Finance minister lays out business case for oil-rich nation

INTERVIEW: Dominican Republic strives for fiscal balance

Asset Management Bonds Debt

Caribbean nation could transfer local bond deals to the international market if the price is right, says deputy minister of public credit

World Bank funds Saint Lucia for COVID-19 response  

Debt Capital Markets Corporate & Sovereign Strategy

Multilateral lender supplies $30 mln to help mitigate the negative economic impacts of the pandemic on the most vulnerable Saint Lucians

2020 Finance Minister of the Year - Vote!  

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy People Economy & Policy

Please vote for who you think should win by February 15, 2021

US-based LatAm equity funds pull in fresh capital for ninth week  

Asset Management Bonds Debt

Funds add cash in latest week, but end 2020 with a net outflow that breaks a four-year streak.

Moody's sees LatAm creditworthiness under pressure in 2021  

Economy & Policy Andean Caribbean

Governments face difficulties stabilizing and reversing negative credit trends from last year, rating agency says